Events - February 2018

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PCRA National Quiz Competition
The Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) in collaboration with the CBSE announced its National Quiz Competition 2017 in August 2017. The School registered 30 bright quizzers for the individual round which was conducted on 28th August 2017. A. Vamsi Vishwanath (10A) and Aman Dhankar (10C) were adjudged as the School Winners and were awarded with Certificates. The School team participated in the District Level Round on 12th September 2017, and won the competition to qualify for the State Level Round. Once again the State Level Round was won by A. Vamsi Vishwanath and Aman Dhankar, both were awarded with certificates and presented with Tablets. The School was the only one to represent Delhi in the Offline Quiz conducted at the Doordarshan Studios on 1st February 2018, and managed to qualify in the Top 4 among 9 Teams from the North Zone.
 

 

Astronomy Day
A group of students from Classes 5 to 8 went to the K.R. Mangalam World School, Vikaspuri to observe Astronomy Day on 1st February 2018. The day was organized by Space Technology and Education Pvt. Limited. The children were shown an inspirational video of Kalpana Chawla. An exhibition was also organized showing various models of the Telescope, Rocket, Moon Crater etc. All the students enjoyed the educational excursion. The children were accompanied by Mr. D. V. Dargan.


 

National De-Worming Programme
The 1st Phase of the De-Worming programme was successfully conducted in Cambridge Foundation School on 8th February, 2018. Out of the total 717 registered students from classes VI to IX and XI, 248 students were given De-Worming tablets (Albendazole 400 mg) and the remaining 469 students will be given on 15th February, 2018, the Mop up day. This programme is being conducted by the Delhi Government for the well being of the growing children, under the guidelines of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of India.
 


 

Celebrating Mahashivratri

Class 1
Shivratri was celebrated by the students of Class 1 with great zeal and enthusiasm. They all were dressed in their beautiful attires of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The celebrations began with a short introduction given by the teachers in their respective classes highlighting the significance of this festival. Then all the children offered prayers to the Lord Shiva. Dance performances were given by the kids in their classes. Sweets were distributed among the students. In the end activities like Damru making, Trishul making and colouring of sheets were done in the class.

Class 2
Class 2 students celebrated Maha Shivratri with great enthusiasm. The Students showcased many brilliant performances imitating Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. They performed with great energy on the beats of Tandav, followed by a beautiful performance by Shiva and Parvati. Special processions were also taken out on the beats of ‘Shiv ji bihaane chale, paalki sajaike.” The celebrations were enjoyed by all.

Class 3
Mahashivratri was celebrated in Class 3 with religious fervour and devotion. The teachers explained that it is observed by chanting prayers, fasting and anointing the idol of Lord Shiva with milk, water and honey. The students came dressed in ethnic wear and enjoyed making a thermocol damroo. A few students spoke about the significance of the day. The celebrations concluded by singing of bhajans like “Shiv ki bhakti mein hoke magan” and “Satyam Shivam Sundaram” and sharing of sweets in form of Prasad.

Class 4
The students of Class 4 celebrated Shivratri with lots of religious fervour. They prepared damroos with disposable glasses and aesthetically expressed their talent and expressions. They watched videos related to Shivratri. They were told that Maha Shivratri stands for emancipation and synthesis with holy soul Lord Shiva. The children even chanted the mantras associated with Lord Shiva.

Class 5
Students celebrated the festival of Shivratri with reverence and devotion to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The students created beautiful Trishuls and Damroo that we see in Lord Shiva’s possession. Dressed as Shiv and Parvati, students recited mantras like “Om Namah Shivay” and chanted “Har Har Mahadev”. Some students sketched outlines of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, which they pasted on the Class decoration board. They also distributed Ber, the favourite fruit of Lord Shiva and shared sweets with their class mates. The festivities were concluded with prayers to the Lord to shower his grace on all.
 

Valentine's Day Celebrations

Class 1
The children celebrated Valentine's Day whole heartedly. A few students enunciated the significance of the day. A Valentine's Day song was recited by the students to show their special love towards their teachers, family and friends. The children danced to popular music. The celebrations were enjoyed by all.

Class 2
The students of Class 2 celebrated the occasion of Valentine’s Day with a lot of vigour and enthusiasm. They were all dressed beautifully; boys in Suits and ties and the girls in red and white frocks presented a great programme on this occasion. In the beginning their teacher explained them the significance and importance of this festival. Followed by various rhymes and poems recited by the students. They all danced to the tune of the song ”Valentines-valentine; what do you mean”. A video was shown to the students based on this festival. Students had brought chocolates which they all exchanged among themselves. In the end they did a Craft –activity of making a wall hanging with heart cut-outs and satin ribbons which they all enjoyed a lot.

Class 3
The students of Class 3 enjoyed the celebrations with great love, joy and enthusiasm. They were dressed in Casuals – Red attire (Red the colour of love). The significance of the day was told to them by the teachers and videos related to the occasion were shown on the smart board. They made heart shaped bags using red colour glitter sheets and decorated them beautifully. The students enjoyed humming songs and danced on the numbers. At the end, they shared sweets amongst themselves, exchanged gifts and wished each other Happy Valentine’s Day.

Class 4
Valentine's Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm and fanfare by the students of Class IV who had come dressed in Red and White. The students sang songs, recited poems and made greeting cards and craft items for their loved ones. The students were informed that the day is celebrated to honour St.Valentine who helped many young soldiers to marry against the orders of Emperor Claudius II.

Class 5
Valentine’s Day, the much awaited time of the year was celebrated with joy and happiness by the students of Class 5 dressed in white and red bringing cheer in every heart. This is a day to cherish feelings of love, care and share. The students emoted their feelings by exchanging beautiful, self created, hand crafted cards, blowing red and white balloons, singing and dancing to songs. They also made heart shaped cut- outs with quotes of love. The celebrations came to a happy ending with children wishing each other.


 

CBSE Capacity Building Programme on Business Studies
The Indian Heights School, Dwarka, organized a two-day Capacity Building Workshop on Business Studies, in association with the CBSE on 12th and 13th February 2018. The session was initiated by Mrs. Shivani Nagarath, Head of the Department NABT, Quality Council of India. She discussed the Class XI and XII syllabi thoroughly with all the teachers in attendance. The session was taken over by Mrs. Sanjukta Mukherjee, an eminent speaker on Capacity Building programmes. She shed light on the typology to be used by the teacher in the class to make the lecture more interactive and interesting. Various techniques and strategies in this regard discussed with the teachers. She also emphasized on changes in Business Studies syllabus and how to manage time during exam by the students. On the second day of the session the programme commenced with framing of questions and case studies on the basis of different units. The session was carried on by explaining project work in Business Studies to be introduced in Class XI and XII as per CBSE guidelines. The session was really educative and informative. The workshop was attended by Ms. Sonal Vij, PGT Commerce.